EISA in the news 2011
The stories below feature instances where EISA has been cited in the media.
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Voter Registration in Africa: A Comparative Analysis
26 January 2011
Voter Registration in Africa: A Comparative Analysis', published by the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa, offers a comprehensive introduction to the single most complex process within the electoral cycle. It critically analyses the efficacy and sustainability of different voter registration systems across the African continent.
Your vote may change between polling station and tally centre
25 January 2011
Uganda The opposition Interparty Cooperation (IPC) has stoked controversy about its plan to announce its own election results. It has now given itself 32 hours after the close of polling at 5pm on Feb. 18 to have tallied the election results from all the 23,915 polling stations across the country. Dieudonne Tshiyoyo of the Johannesburg-based Electoral Institute for Sustainability of Democracy in Africa (EISA) says tallying election results and establishing the accurate scores of all candidates is a responsibility of every stakeholder.
Regional team to observe Uganda election
16 January 2011
The planning meeting in Uganda is also being attended by the Electoral Institute of Southern Africa (EISA), which will assist with the training of the observation mission before deployment. The move follows EISA and EAC memorandum of understanding signed last year that formalised their co-operation. Kiraso said EISA supported EAC in training election observers for a mission to Tanzania last October, and has since been incorporated by the EAC. EISA has more knowledge and experience in election observation and will help us develop and adopt international principles, she said.